Hyatt Regency, Denver

What You Get

Our ‘invitation-only’ approach allows us to provide exceptional service for our audience.

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Conference Pass

Full access to the event, from educational sessions to networking events.

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Flight Voucher

Traveling more than 100 miles? We'll help with a $300 flight reimbursement.

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Overnight Hotel

We cover the first night and offer a discounted rate. Spouses welcomed.

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5 Star Catering

Let us treat you to breakfast, lunch, networking receptions and dinner.

Who You'll Meet

A unique engagement opportunity with Fortune 500 companies and emerging mid-size enterprises.

250+

Influential Peers

Benchmark and network with the movers and shakers of supply chain.

30+

Thought Leaders

Learn from the best in the field and walk away with actionable insights.

60+

Leading Solutions

Meet only the solution providers most relevant for your projects and initiatives.

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Connections

Unparalleled networking opportunities with high profile industry leaders.

What You'll Do

Your registration creates a truly customized agenda based on your specific areas of responsibility, challenges and interests.

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Learning Time

Spend most of your time participating in educational sessions and networking activities.

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Educational Sessions

Keynotes, plenary sessions, industry panel discussions, case studies and more.

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Networking Activities

The perfect place to connect with peers who can truly make a difference to your business.

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Research Meetings

Face-to-face 25-minute meetings to discover leading solutions guided by knowledgable executives.

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KEY THEMES

A 100% peer-driven educational program developed by 43 Steering Committee Members and centered around 5 key themes addressing the main challenges of Optimizing the Supply Chain to Keep up with the Age of Disruption

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Key Themes

close Supply Chain Leadership Strategies
  • Remaining Competitive in Today’s Rapidly Changing Consumer Markets & Age of Disruption
  • Achieving Effective Digital Supply Chain Transformation to Gain a Competitive advantage
  • Developing and Implementing of Successful S&OP and Visibility Maintenance
  • Global Economic and Political Landscape Impacting the Supply Chain
  • Successfully Mitigating Risk in a Global Market
  • Developing a Culture of Continuous Improvement and A Team of Tomorrow
  • Managing Multi-Cultural/Multi-Generational Diversity: Closing the Gap
  • Developing and Implementing Successful Metrics & Benchmarks in Warehousing
  • Managing Warehouse Security
  • TMS Selection Criteria and Best Practices
  • Winning the Last Mile Logistics Battle
  • Managing Increasing Cost and Capacity of Transportation
  • A Look at Driverless Trucks as A Long-Haul Solution
  • Panel Discussion: Tackling the Ever-Growing Driver Shortage Challenge
  • Delivering on Consumer Experience: Keeping up with the Amazon Effect
  • Effective methods for capturing VOC
  • Inventory Optimization to Achieve Successful Fulfillment
  • Improving Performance with the Correct KPI’s
  • Best Practices to Increase Supply Chain Visibility and Agility
  • Improving Forecasting Accuracy
  • Panel: How to Succeed in a World of Disruptive Technologies and Changing Consumer Behavior
  • Effective Technology Planning and Development of Implementation
  • Technology Enablers (Data, AI and Analytics) for Agility and Visibility
  • Blockchain’s Role in the Modern Supply Chain
  • Automation & Robotics’ Impact on the Supply Chain
  • Selection and Implementation of IoT in Day to Day Operations
  • Panel: Global Trends: What Does the Future of Procurement Look Like?
  • Developing a Non-Cost Reduction Focused Procurement Strategy that will Create Company Value
  • Effective Procurement Strategies for Cost Optimization
  • Advantages of Centralized vs Decentralized Procurement
  • The Digitalization of Procurement and Strategies for Adaptation
  • Procurement Talent: Acquisition, Development, Retention
  • Sourcing Innovation Strategies to Increase Speed to Market and Agility
  • Implementing an E-Sourcing System to Optimize Cost Savings
  • Successful Supplier Risk Management & Mitigation Tactics
  • Creating an Effective Supplier Scorecard
  • Increasing Strategic Supplier Collaboration
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Supply Base Consolidation

SPEAKERS

Get insights from 30+ executives who are in the field addressing industry challenges.

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Donald Crumpler

Vice President, Supply Chain & Integration

BMC Stock Holdings

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Dave Harrington

Vice President of Services Delivery and Supply Chain

Stratus Technologies

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Steven Hainey

Director of Supply Chain, Applied Materials

Newell Brands

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Dave Venberg

Sr. Director Transportation and Logistics

Ardent Mills

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Lori Shen

Senior Director, Global Procurement

Pfizer

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Douglas Ubel

Vice President of Purchasing

Milbank Manufacturing Company

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Brett Myers

Global Head of Cost and Value Engineering for Power Service Division

Siemens AG

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Gustavo Sassi

Head of Procurement

GlobeNet Inc

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Stuart Davis

Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing

Herbalife Nutrition

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Murillo Xavier

Director of Procurement

Just Energy

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Tolga Tuksal

Director of Corporate Purchasing, Supply Chain, Materials and Planning

Miniature Precision Components

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Philippe Lambotte

Sr. Vice President of Global Supply Chain

Mattel Inc.

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Rick Bingle

Vice President of Supply Chain

REI

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Scott Komar

Group Vice President Supply Chain

Driscoll's

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Joseph Bobko

VP of Transportation

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AGENDA

Make every session valuable by selecting up to 3 key themes to mix and match the most relevant topics to you. Check out last year's sessions!

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Supply Chain Leadership Strategies
Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Optimization
Demand Planning and Consumer Volatility
Disruptive Technologies and the Supply Chain
Procurement Strategies & Sustainability
Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Partnerships
SundayNetworking

Welcome Cocktail Reception & Registration

MondayNetworking

Breakfast Buffet

Keynote presentation

close Build a Smart Supply Chain—One Step at a Time

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipHitachi Consulting - Senior Vice President, Practice Lead
Hitachi Consulting - Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain Practice

The supply chain revolution is happening—but what does it mean for you? Advances in connected IoT technologies are radically changing the way you manage the supply chain. By connecting customers, manufacturers, and suppliers through the smart supply chain, you can make the flow of goods faster, safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. And by taking a logical, step-by-step approach that combines operational technology (OT) and IT expertise, you can build a smart supply chain at your own pace—and realize exceptional results.

Key Take-Aways

  • Assess your business and supply chain challenges: Identify where you are now—and the best starting point for moving to a smart, connected supply chain
  • Gain knowledge: Understand the value smart solutions and connected IoT technologies can bring to your business with real-time insights and reporting
  • Move forward without fear: Learn how to transform your supply chain one smart step at a time

Speaker

Stephen Engel
Senior Vice President, Practice LeadHitachi Consulting
Brad Stitt
Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain PracticeHitachi Consulting
Monday

Targeted Research Meetings

Breakout Presentation

close Engagement, Alignment, Transformation and Value Creation: Supplier Management & Supply Chain Innovation as Competitive Advantage

Strategic Sourcing & Supplier PartnershipsMerck & Co. - Chief Procurement Officer

How can Supply Chain, Sourcing & Procurement, Supplier Development and External Operations become a value creator, enabler and competitive advantage for the enterprise? This presentation will address some this question and discuss that through excellence in alignment, partnership enablement, talent management and digitization extraordinary value can be enabled through external innovation and operational excellence.

Key Take-Aways

  • External Impacts to the Business
  • Business Objective and Strategy Alignment
  • Talent Management Excellence as an Absolute
  • Value Creation through Partnership and Technology Excellence

Speaker

Quentin Roach
Chief Procurement OfficerMerck & Co.
Breakout Panel

close Managing Supply Chain in Today’s Rapidly Changing Consumer Markets & Age of Disruption

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipMcDonald's Corporation - Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain & Sustainability
European Wax Center - Vice President of Supply Chain
HarbisonWalker International Inc - Director Global Operations Planning
Sherwin Williams - Global Director of Supply Chain

  • What are some of the major disruptors that are changing the game for supply chains?
  • What are some consumer trends that companies need pay attention to?
  • How can companies prepare their supply chains to respond quickly to sudden and unexpected changes
    in markets?
  • What is the impact of emerging technologies on the supply chain?

Speaker

Rickette Collins
Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain & SustainabilityMcDonald's Corporation
Jonathan Biggert
Vice President of Supply ChainEuropean Wax Center
Elizabeth McGuire
Director Global Operations PlanningHarbisonWalker International Inc
Susan Byrne
Global Director of Supply ChainSherwin Williams
Breakout Presentation

close How to Solve the 5 Pervasive Team Challenges and Transform Your Business

Workforce & Talent ManagementThe Flippen Group - National Director of Leadership Processes

People represent the greatest investment opportunity in any company. They’re also the greatest challenge. And the challenges multiply when people work together on teams. Despite the dysfunction of the majority of business teams, teamwork has never been more important for fast-growth companies.

Key Take-Aways

  • How to accelerate the effectiveness of new teams and new leaders
  • How to deal effectively with contentious teams and teammates
  • How to optimize high-functioning teams and navigate change initiatives
  • How to to develop and retain your high potentials

Speaker

Lyle Wells
National Director of Leadership ProcessesThe Flippen Group
Breakout Presentation

close How Digital is Revamping What you Thought was Supply Chain

Emerging Technology and the Supply ChainOracle SCM Product Marketing - Director Product Marketing, Supply Chain Emerging and Digital Technologies
Oracle SCM Product Marketing - Senior Director Product Marketing, Planning and Manufacturing Technologies

Traditional supply chains are quickly being disrupted by new digital technologies that are and will have a profound impact on the combination of people, process, and technology priorities in the business. With devices and systems broadcasting data in real time to predictive analytics in the cloud together with demand based social media insights, business operating models will have to capabilities to support faster and more effective decision making than ever before. But, are you ready for the journey.

Speaker

Albert Chiang
Director Product Marketing, Supply Chain Emerging and Digital TechnologiesOracle SCM Product Marketing
Rahul Asthana
Senior Director Product Marketing, Planning and Manufacturing TechnologiesOracle SCM Product Marketing
Breakout Panel

close Global Trends: What Does the Future of Procurement Look Like?

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilityUber - Head of Global Strategic Sourcing
Rolls Royce - Director of Obsolescence & Procurement Engineering
The Nature's Bounty - Senior Director of Global Procurement
McDonald's Corporation - Senior Director Global Supply Chain Sourcing & International Markets

  • What are some of the major procurement disruptors that are changing the game?
  • How has technology changed procurement processes?
  • How is supplier relationship management changing?
  • How are sourcing trends evolving in a “Made in America” environment?

Speaker

Neil Aronson
Head of Global Strategic SourcingUber
Robert L. Littles
Director of Obsolescence & Procurement EngineeringRolls Royce
Philip Carpenito
Senior Director of Global ProcurementThe Nature's Bounty
Anna Barej
Senior Director Global Supply Chain Sourcing & International MarketsMcDonald's Corporation
Breakout Presentation

close Successful Supplier Risk Management & Mitigation Tactics

Strategic Sourcing & Supplier PartnershipsUnum Group - SVP, Chief Supply Officer

Developing and executing a successful supplier risk management program requires focus, commitment and collaboration across the Enterprise. Risks posed by Third parties continue to raise concerns by Customers, Regulators and Board of Directors. Unum, a Fortune 500 insurance company has adopted and adapted the 5 phase lifecycle created by the OCC, providing a solid foundation to develop their program. Join the Chief Supply Officer of Unum as he shares their journey and discusses the approach and lessons learned developing and implementing their program.

Key Take-Aways

  • Adopting and adapting the OCC Third Party Risk Framework to fit your company \ regulatory requirements
  • Defining risk characteristics & initial supplier segmentation
  • Setting achievable goals through focus

Speaker

William Bagley
SVP, Chief Supply OfficerUnum Group
Breakout Presentation

close High Performance Leadership that Drives Results

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipDean Foods - Vice President of Logistics

High Performance Leadership is a process that defines and drives success at all levels of the organization. It teaches everyone how to create a culture to take action that drives success on the critical few items that are the most important for the organization. This session will go over how defining the playing field, keeping score and aggressively coaching all individuals we can create a team that not only achieves their objectives but will blow them away. High Performance Leadership has demonstrated lowered turn over, improved moral and transformed organizations performance.

Key Take-Aways 

  • Defining your high performance process
  • Develop your high performance culture
  • Keeping score that develops winning teams

Speaker

Sean Bressler
Vice President of LogisticsDean Foods
Breakout Presentation

close Campbell Soup’s Path to Inventory Optimization & Reductions: Mmm Mmm Sustainable!

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilityCampbell Soup - Procurement Operations and Materials Management

Get an inside look at how Campbell Soup leveraged standard SAP technology to drive worldwide change in its core planning and supply chain processes to achieve stability, inventory turns and organizational capability. Hear how Campbell Soup tackled the transformation challenge to achieve significant benefits including:

  • Standardization across its global supply chain utilizing one system of record, eliminating silos, reducing volatility and increasing stability
  • Development of a governance structure that drove discipline, data integrity and exception management into the supply chain
  • Maximized standard SAP as a catalyst to drive operational KPI’s and new behaviors into the user community

Speaker

Michael Bertolozzi
Procurement Operations and Materials ManagementCampbell Soup
Breakout Presentation

close Managing Innovation and Change During Disruptive Times

Emerging Technology and the Supply ChainAvnet - Vice President, Development & Delivery

The Supply Chain is changing faster than ever before with the introduction of all new technologies and digital business. This session will focus on how we build and use innovation centers within our own company, as well as how we can we accelerate the adoption of new technologies.

Key Take-Aways

  • How companies can structure innovation teams to facilitate change within the organization
  • Best practices for adoption by the larger organization
  • The factors to consider in communication and capturing metrics to effectively measure success

Speaker

Wade McDaniel
Vice President, Development & DeliveryAvnet
MondayNetworking

Lunch

Monday

Targeted Research Meetings

Breakout Presentation

close Building Real TRUST, a Force Multiplier for YOUR Supply Chain Team

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipBaxter International - Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Logistics

In these times of rapid change in the business world, many people have lost TRUST, lost trust in “the company”, lost trust in partnerships, lost trust in their own teams.The presentation will be centered around building trust in your Global Supply Chain, including:

  • Trust with your functional and commercial partners
  • Trust with your NEW team
  • Building More Trust with a long standing existing team

Speaker

Tyler Vassar
Vice President, Global Supply Chain & LogisticsBaxter International
Breakout Presentation

close Who moved my cheese? What can supply chains do NOW to prepare for the impending digitization wave?

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipReveal - Senior Partner

What can you do NOW to prepare for the new technologies and yet drive optimization into your business and see increased service levels by 15%+ and reduced working capital and operational costs by 20%+. Learn what to do when your Supply Chain’s world is turned upside down, when the digitization and ERP digital platforms become a reality in your organization. Building competitive edge in a world class supply chain requires collaboration, decision making and most importantly discipline.

Key Take-Aways

  • Optimization of your ERP and alignment between Demand, MRP and Supply operations will significantly improve product delivery
  • What key aspects need to be put in place to ensure the organization is ready for the promises of digitization, i.e. agility, speed to market, lot size of one and real-time decisions
  • Operations and Supply Chain alignment with capacity managed and leveled production schedules, and see improvement with cost reductions across the end-to-end chain
  • Collaborative long-term relationships built on respect and trust in ERP data and ensuring a single source of truth throughout the organization

Speaker

Martin Rowan
Senior PartnerReveal
Breakout Presentation

close Digital Transformation on a Global Scale: Changing the Way we Think, Act & Profit in Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Emerging Technology and the Supply ChainRolls Royce - Director of Obsolescence & Procurement Engineering

This presentation will discuss how Digital Transformation is changing/ not changing the Global Supply Chain Management and what disruptive technology and risks it is introducing.

Key Take-Aways

  • What are the Key considerations for successfully Implementing a Digital Transformation?
  • What Disruptive Technologies are now having an Impact on SCM due to Digital Transformation?
  • What are the Risks associated with Digital Transformation?
  • What current SCM Issues are and are not addressed through Digital Transformation?

Speaker

Robert L. Littles
Director of Obsolescence & Procurement EngineeringRolls Royce
Breakout Presentation

close The Hidden Revenue in Your Indirect Spend

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilityCorcentric - Vice President of Sales for Indirect Spend

Did you know that every dollar in indirect spend that is brought under management represents savings of 10-20 percent? It’s money you can keep from escaping when you strategically manage all of your purchases. Our presentation, “The Hidden Opportunity in Your Indirect Spend,” will provide a comprehensive look at the inefficiencies that exist in many procurement processes and how you can get maverick spend under control. The key is to leverage group buying power and industry expertise so that you have visibility to every dollar you spend and ensure it is working for you. Learn how an indirect spend solution that combines cutting-edge technology with personal industry expertise enables your business to control spend.

Key Take-Aways

  • Spend analysis and buying behavior optimization
  • Industry and price bench-marking
  • Best practice supplier management and consolidation
  • Contract negotiation and management

Speaker

Sean Bliss
Vice President of Sales for Indirect SpendCorcentric
Breakout Case Study

close Supply Chain Management in a Hyper Growth Environment

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipEuropean Wax Center - Vice President of Supply Chain

During this presentation we will explore the tremendous growth that European Wax Center has experienced over the past 3 years and discuss the foundation cornerstones that were essential in establishing a supply chain that could survive and thrive in a hyper growth environment.

Key Take-Aways

  • The importance of selecting the right people
  • Collaborative forecasting resulting in a more efficient supply chain
  • Transparency is key in an outsourced environment
  • Cross-functional workflow leads to better decisions

Speaker

Jonathan Biggert
Vice President of Supply ChainEuropean Wax Center
Breakout Presentation

close A Journey of Procurement Transformation

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilityLululemon Athletica Inc. - Procurement Director

Ever wondered how to transform a procurement function from tactical/operational to a competitive advantage? How to elevate the performance of procurement to world class? Join this session where you hear the journey of a procurement professional, key learnings and challenges.

Key Take-Aways 

  • How to elevate the role of procurement
  • Drive tangible benefits
  • Clear roadmap
  • Procurement innovation

Speaker

Michael van Keulen
Procurement DirectorLululemon Athletica Inc.
Breakout Presentation

close Advantages & Disadvantages of Supply Base Consolidation

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipMcDonald's Corporation - Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain & Sustainability

Complexity burdens most companies. Supply chains can often suffer from too many suppliers and overly-built infrastructures. Supply base consolidation can be a solution to deliver reduced supply chain complexity, provide greater visibility and transparency, and create efficiencies within your supply chain. With these concepts, supply chains can be leaner, more robust, and more profitable.

Key Take-Aways 

  • Greater visibility and transparency into your supply chain
  • Reduce unnecessary internal competition
  • Globalization of supply base lends itself to opportunities to consolidate your global procurement strategies
  • Consolidated procurement offers cost benefits as well as better efficiency throughout the supply chain, but it can often difficult to implement, especially when delays and inefficiencies demand attention

Speaker

Rickette Collins
Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain & SustainabilityMcDonald's Corporation
Breakout Presentation

close Winning the Last Mile Logistics Battle

Logistics and Distribution StrategiesBoxed - VP of Transportation

Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight! In today’s competitive B2C environment, what do consumers want – they want what they want, when they want it, fast and cheap, and they want communication. So how do you win? You win by providing the best service, at the lowest cost, and you communicate with your customers. You can own the last mile with assets, or you can own the last mile with partners – and the answer may be different based on your business and customer demographics.

Key Take-Aways

  • Understanding how to decide whether to own or outsource the last mile
  • Outsourcing – “who” are the players that can help you be successful
  • Learn what to do pre-checkout to set the stage for success
  • Learn what to do after checkout, and during the transit time “black hole”, to keep your customers informed and engaged

Speaker

Joseph Bobko
VP of TransportationBoxed
MondayNetworking

Cocktail Reception

MondayNetworking

Industry Dinner

TuesdayNetworking

Breakfast Buffet

Tuesday

Targeted Research Meetings

Breakout Presentation

close Enhancing Supplier Partnerships and Collaboration through Segmentation, Category Management and Scorecards

Strategic Sourcing & Supplier PartnershipsMilbank Manufacturing Company - Vice President of Purchasing

Milbank is a 90 year old family business focusing on electrical enclosures and metering products. They have developed close relationships with the supply base through the years and have many long-term partnerships. These supply collaborations have been enhanced in the past 2 years by first developing an internal supplier segmentation then establishing category management through centralization. Further, a supplier scorecard system was developed and aligned with the department metrics.The strategic suppliers have reviews and updates with trends analyzed and improvements being driven from the scorecard system.

Key Take-Aways

  • Development of Supplier Segmentation
  • Category Management is a key factor
  • Scorecards are important and need to be driven with key metrics
  • Strategic supplier reviews can enhance collaboration and drive improvements

Speaker

Douglas Ubel
Vice President of PurchasingMilbank Manufacturing Company
Breakout Co-Presentation

close Mitigating Risk in a Global Market

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipIntel Corporation - Legal Director of Supply Chain
Intel Corporation - Director of Business Operations, Global Supply Management Group

Managing a top tier supply chain in a complex environment with global markets of suppliers, customers, and internationally located factories requires highly skilled people, processes, contracts, and tools, to orchestrate a-fast moving supply chain, without interruption. Join two top supply chain leaders from Intel’s business and legal teams as they share their insight and collaborative learnings to keeping a complex, global supply chain operating smoothly, while remaining agile to maximize competitiveness and future opportunities.

Key Take-Aways 

  • Risks change over time and therefore there is no one antidote to optimize the outcome
  • Managing risk requires state of the art people and tool-kits; many but not all can be automated
  • Managing risk requires a close collaboration between business and legal teams
  • Risk takes many forms and a company needs more than one solution in the toolkit to manage business/financial, technical, and legal risks

Speaker

Renee Scatena
Legal Director of Supply ChainIntel Corporation
Cari Shim
Director of Business Operations, Global Supply Management GroupIntel Corporation
Breakout Presentation

close The Intralogistics Control Tower: Predictive Modeling, iOT and AI - You Can Have it Today!

Logistics and Distribution StrategiesKNAPP - Director Business Development & Marketing

What do you do when you have a volatile order mix, seasonal fluctuations, labor challenges, a new product line, rapidly growing eCommerce operations, or interruptions in scheduled deliveries? Whether you have a manual or an automated warehouse, learn how you can manage your warehouse resources efficiently and effectively – out performing your competition and “leading the pack” by achieving industry leading performance! Learn how one company achieved this result in under 6 months, with an exceptional ROI.

Key Take-Aways

  • Achieve flexible and responsive performance from your warehouse or distribution center
  • Harness big data from your ERP, WMS, WCS and LMS
  • Reduce unplanned failure, increase uptime and increase utilization of automation
  • Manage multiple WMS, automation platforms and resources with one application
  • Leverage the latest technology in software, technology & IoT
  • Perform under continuously changing operating conditions, reacting and optimizing logistics resources quickly – as you go – and in real time!

Speaker

Kevin Reader
Director Business Development & MarketingKNAPP
Breakout Presentation

close Creating a Balanced, Nimble and Cost-Effective Distribution Model

Logistics and Distribution StrategiesHunt Advantage Group/ Pizza Wholesale of Lexington “A Founding Distributor of Hunt Brothers Pizza” - Vice President of Supply Chain

During the presentation the speaker will discuss his proven strategies on creating an effective distribution model, including:

  1. Building your distribution model that is unique to your needs: service, cost, customer experience, market trends.
  2. Balancing your network to free up resources, manage productivity and meet expectations as a team.
  3. Nimble: using the right technology and equipment to facilitate growth and right sizing with minimal cost impact. Ability to hit service or other lead times.
  4. Supply chain cost model- inbound cost per unit as a measure. Outbound cost per unit to customer. Carrying and cost per sku to be included for some models.
  5. Staying connected – methods to communicate, reduce barriers between partners or departments, drive efficiency through pay for performance and common goal tracking methods.

Key Take-Aways

  • Core distribution model has: sales by customer, customer longevity or turnover, cost to acquire new customers, along with the usual routing metrics.
  • Create a distribution model that measures productivity balance with the ability to shift work based on cost to serve.
  • Technology- what big data can provide and what small focused data can drive. TMS, WMS, CRM, demand planning – all key when used consciously.

Speaker

Wade Wickus
Vice President of Supply ChainHunt Advantage Group/ Pizza Wholesale of Lexington “A Founding Distributor of Hunt Brothers Pizza”
TuesdayNetworking

Lunch

STEERING COMMITTEE

Experienced supply chain leaders help us design a relevant, thought-provoking, and 100% peer-led educational program that stimulates discussion and  facilitates meaningful collaboration.

Steering Committee Members

Dave Harrington VP Supply Chain Ops.
Status Technologies
Kevin Mills Director of Supply Chain
Fairmont Santrol Incorporated
John Janson Director of Global Logistics
SanMar Corporation
William Bagley Vice President of Global Procurement
UnumProvident Corporation
Martin Fijman VP of Procurement
Sprint Corporation
Valerie Conard Senior Director of Procurement
Ardent Mills
Philip Carpenito Senior Director of Procurement
The Nature's Bounty Co.
David Fortes Director, Manufacturing Operations
Intel Corporation
David Zamudio Americas Sourcing Director
Essity
David Meeks VP Supply Chain Ops.
Summit Electric Supply Co.
Michael McMahon Group VP Supply Chain Operations
Beachbody LLC
Ramon Gonzalez Vice President of Supply Chain
Daikin Applied Americas
Lee Best Vice President Operations and LogisticsVice President Operations and Logistics
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co
Ahmet Karacaoglu Executive Director, Global Strategic Sourcing
Alexion Pharmaceuticals

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Over the year’s we’ve hosted senior level executives from over 80% of the Fortune 100 as well as thousands of up and coming mid-market organizations. See last year's attendees!

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ABOUT SCOPE

The supply chain industry's leading executive-level conference plays host to over 1,000 senior-level attendees each year. In the last decade, we’ve produced 20 large scale SCOPE conferences across America.

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Hyatt Regency

Located in the heart of downtown, Hyatt Regency Denver offers easy access to an incredible selection of arts and entertainment and prime attractions.

Enjoy an exclusive Denver, Colorado lodging experience when you stay at our downtown hotel adjacent to the Colorado Convention Center. All of our premium accommodations feature plush Hyatt Grand Beds®, large-screen Smart TVs, generous work stations with free Wi-Fi, and amazing views of the Rocky Mountains or State Capitol.
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